Sheriffs say Foul Play Suspected in Cambria Death

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department is saying foul play and suspicious circumstances may be involved regarding a body that was discovered during the course of an investigation.

400 Block of Leighton Street

According to a sheriff’s department press release, deputies responded to a report of a missing/overdue subject in the Cambria area on Sunday around 8:30 a.m. They initiated an  investigation in the 400 block of Leighton Street.

The SLOPSD says evidence they discovered was suspicious and indicated foul play. They conducted a search around the area and at approximately 4:45 p.m. and located a body on nearby property in Cambria. Sheriff’s identified the body as 20-year-old Tyler Daniel Hanks of Cambria.

Investigators say one resident of the home on Leighton Street is in custody for a parole violation.

Although they believe  this is an isolated incident,  police continue with their investigation.

Read More:

Cal Coast News: Missing Cambria Man Found Murdered

San Luis Obispo Tribune: Dead Man Found in Cambria was Killed

Sheriffs say Foul Play Suspected in Cambria Death was last modified: January 11th, 2019 by admin
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